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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Disbarment
  2. Rule 56 motion (summary judgment motion)
  3. Mens rea
  4. Request for admissions
  5. Grand jury
  1. a A request that the court grant judgment in favor of the moving party because there is no genuine issue as to any material fact and the moving party is entitled to judgment as a matter of law. It is similar to a 12(b)(6) motion except that the court also considers matters outside the pleadings.
  2. b The revocation of an attorney's license.
  3. c A group of people, usually 23, whose function is to determine if probable cause exists to believe that a crime has been committed and that the defendant committed it.
  4. d A document that lists statements regarding specific items for the other party to admit or deny.
  5. e Bad intent.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A court's power to review statutes to decide if they conform to the federal or a state constitution.
  2. A defendant's personal promise to appear in court.
  3. The ethical rule prohibiting attorneys and paralegals from disclosing information regarding a client or a client's case.
  4. Questions relating to the interpretation or application of the law.
  5. A request made to the court.

5 True/False questions

  1. Leading questionThe question that suggests the answer; generally, leading questions may not be asked during direct examination of a witness.

          

  2. Motion to require a finding of not guiltyThe defense's request that the court find the prosecution failed to meet its burden and that it remove the case from the jury by finding the defendant not guilty.

          

  3. Doctrine of implied powersPowers not stated in the Constitution but that are necessary for Congress to carry out other, expressly granted powers.

          

  4. Motion for a new trialA request that the court order a rehearing of a lawsuit because irregularities, such as errors of the court or jury misconduct, make it probable that an impartial trial did not occur.

          

  5. 9th CircuitIn a complaint, one cause of action.

          

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